Build & Grow Relationships

The best policies are based on data-driven research, using engaged, diverse stakeholders and by fostering thought that motivates people to think regionally. It is a process that CREC has done successfully since 2009, and it has helped expand our client base and grow communities. Clients vary from single municipalities and private-sector firms:

• Cities • Think tanks
• States • National organizations

Client Profile

Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board

Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board (SLWDB) is a community-directed, not-for-profit Canadian corporation leading Sarnia Lambton in its approach to workforce development and labour market planning.

It functions as a neutral broker of research, disseminator of information, and facilitator of collaborative partnership development. Its mission is to identify needs and facilitate solutions to attract, train and retain a sustainable workforce through community partnerships.



Project Catalogue

Sarnia-Lambton Labour Market Partnership Project
Start Date: Jan 2009 — End Date: Oct 2010

The Labour Market Partnership Project, a three-part community-driven research and planning initiative, aimed at preparing Sarnia Lambton to meet its current and anticipated critical talent and training gaps. With funding support from the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities, CREC and the Centre for Spatial Economics conducted a quantitative research study examining the workforce […]